Waikato Stud News

20 January 2011

New “Smart” Website Launched

Communication is a key component at Waikato Stud and to enhance our clients’ experience we have developed, in conjunction with our management software provider Ardex Technology, a new state of the art website. “In designing …

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17 January 2011

Giant Strides In HK

The well-related Smart Giant made up for an unlucky last-start defeat in Hong Kong when he opened his winning account with authority at Sha Tin last night. Trained by John Moore, the stud-bred and sold …

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13 January 2011

Karaka Boost For O’Reilly’s Son

Zabeel three-year-old Meaisin displayed perfect timing in the lead-up to the Karaka sales with his emphatic victory in Melbourne yesterday. We and sold gelding drew further attention to his younger half-brother (Lot 6) by O’Reilly …

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31 December 2010

Crack WS Family Adds To Record

One of WS’s most prolific families was again to the fore in Melbourne yesterday when Meaisin struck the first winning blow of his brief career. The three-year-old son of Zabeel was a clear-cut winner of …

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30 December 2010

Ungaro Strikes Again

Centaine mare Ungaro maintained her 100 percent record at stud when her three-year-old son Somepin Anypin was victorious in Sydney yesterday. Trained by Gary Portelli, he was a clear-cut winner over 1200 metres at the …

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30 December 2010

Savabeel’s Daughter Does It Again

The best is still very much to come from the unbeaten filly Floria, according to her Ardmore trainer Stephen McKee. The daughter of Savabeel followed up her maiden success at Tauranga with another courageous performance …

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28 December 2010

Sister Does Family Proud

WS will offer a brother to promising Savabeel filly Savannah Dancer who braved trying conditions at Ellerslie yesterday to open her winning account. The Tony Pike and Mark Donoghue-trained juvenile had finished fifth on debut …

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27 December 2010

Savoy Grills Rotorua Rivals

Well-related four-year-old Savoy showed admirable fighting qualities at Rotorua yesterday to land the second victory of his career. The WS-bred and owned half-brother by Savabeel to the triple Gr 1 winner Daffodil had looked to …

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27 December 2010

Updates For Karaka Colts

Boxing Day racing resulted in two important pedigree updates for a pair of Karaka-bound colts with WS to offer half-brothers to Awapuni winners Jack’s Point and Savour The Moment. The former executed Lisa Latta’s plan …

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19 December 2010

Pins Mare A Cracking Prospect

Pukekohe trainer Richard Collett is weighing up his black type options with a WS-bred mare he holds in the highest regard. The lightly-raced Pins four-year-old Shantaine produced an outstanding performance to win against Rating 80 …

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19 December 2010

No Excuses Needed At Awapuni

Specialist sprinter Justanexcuse bounced back from a luckless southern venture for an impressive home track victory at the weekend. The WS-bred and sold son of resident stallion No Excuse Needed posted his sixth career success …

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19 December 2010

O’Brien Strikes Again

Top Melbourne trainer Danny O’Brien has enjoyed an outstanding run of success with WS progeny and Pins On Ice continued that trend for him at Flemington on Saturday. The son of Pins struck over 1400 …

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